Richard Eugene Boxberger, 85, Russell, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at the Main Street Manor in Russell Regional Hospital.


He was born Nov. 22, 1934, in Russell to Herman and Pauline (Funk) Boxberger. He grew up and attended school in Russell and attended Kansas Wesleyan in Salina.


He married Carmen Wileyin in 1957. He was a farmer. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.


Survivors include his wife of 62 years, of the home; three sons, Michael Boxberger, Raymore, Mo., Martin Boxberger, and Mont Boxberger, both of Olathe; a brother, Gerald Boxberger, Russell; a sister, Veramae Henry, Great Bend; and six grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.


Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.; a private family burial of ashes will follow at a later date.


Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.


Memorials are suggested to Calvary Chapel – Assembly of God Church or Russell Senior Center in care of the mortuary.